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Chiringuito Diego Aguadulce Almeria

In Spain Summer has well and truly arrived. In the evening there´s nothing nicer that finding a cool outdoor terrace or beach bar to enjoy the cool breeze after a long hot day. Sipping on a freshly made Mojito is

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Spanish Tapas at piccavey.com

How about making your own Spanish Tapas night at home? It´s not going to be ambitious. I promise there will be no hard to find complicated ingredients either. Whether you are reminiscing about that trip you made to Andalusia last year

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Cartuja Monastery Granada Spain

Carthusian Monastery in Granada Recently I headed up to the North of the city to the Cartuja Monastery. This had been recommended to me many many times but until now I hadn´t visited until now. The entrance is just off

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Learning Spanish with wine

Local produce and Crafts The No.1 question I´m asked is how to get Alhambra tickets. However the next most popular question is What is a typical souvenir from Granada or Andalusia? Personally I prefer to recommend things that I would really appreciate if I wasback

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View to Alhambra from Granada parador Spain

What is a Parador? A Parador is basically a luxurious hotel set on an historic site. There are around 100 in Spain and they are run by the government. The food and service offered in the network of Paradors is excellent and

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Motril Air Show Costa Tropical Spain

Costa Tropical Annual Air Show Motril Air Show is one of the four Spanish Air Shows celebrated anually. The Costa Tropical has it´s Air Show on the first day of Summer. This year it was the 10th Edicion of the

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Spanish Fashion designer Shoes Karolina Fresneda

Think of Granada, Spain. No doubt you´ll imagine of the view across to the Alhambra palace, some delicious Spanish tapas or maybe the quaint streets of the Albayzin quarter. You may not think of Granada as a fashion hub but

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Lio granada Gourmet burger Granada Spain

Gourmet Burger places in Granada Gastrobars and restaurants in Granada are more innovative than ever. Many have added Gourmet burgers to their menus along with more traditional Andalusian dishes. Here´s my favorites (so far) in Granada city centre. You may

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Parador de San Francisco Granada 72 Hours In Granada

72 Hours In Granada Apart from being one of Spain’s great historical cities, Granada is also situated in beautiful surroundings on the edge of the Sierra Nevada mountains. While spending just 72 hours in Granada, this attractive Andalusia city there are four must see

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Granada esta de moda Every year Granada celebrates a Shopping night in the city centre. From early evening until midnight DJ´s catwallk shows and live music are set up along the commercial streets around the city centre. Shops offer discounts

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